Covid takes a toll on Esha Gupta’s mental health; says she is going through slowest road to recovery | Bollywood

While actor Esha Gupta is recovering from Covid-19 in Madrid, her family in Delhi is also fighting against the virus. And not being able to be with them is not only making her feel helpless, but also taking a toll on her mental health. “I thought I’d be one of those people who would be … Read more

Anees Bazmee: Everyone’s lives will turn upside down even more if there’s a third lockdown | Bollywood

Filmmaker Anees Bazmee is frustrated and saddened by the current situation that everyone is in Filmmaker Anees Bazmee is frustrated and saddened by the current situation that everyone is in. “If a third lockdown comes in toh jo pehle takleef hui thi, usse zyaada ab hogi. Everyone’s lives will be turned upside down,” rues the … Read more

csr: CII proposes higher CSR levy to fund booster doses

NEW DELHI: Industry body CII has proposed an increase in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) levy by one percentage point from the current 2% to provide booster doses of Covid vaccine. While proposing an increase ahead of the Budget, the lobby group argued that two-thirds of the revised levy could be earmarked for the purpose. … Read more

No web series for Nawazuddin Siddiqui anymore: I don’t believe in herd mentality | Bollywood

The actor feels that quantity has trumped quality in the digital space and though he isn’t interested in web series, he will continue to do web films Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui had a while ago stated that he is no longer interested in doing web series. And this reflects in his choice of upcoming projects, which … Read more

boeing: Air India Boeing 777 aircraft cleared to operate into US, airline begins flying stranded passengers

MUMBAI: In a huge relief to over a thousand Air India US-bound passengers stranded for the last two days, the airline on Thursday said that it has received a go-ahead from Boeing to operate its Boeing 777 aircraft to the US. Three Air India flights have been scheduled to operate on Thursday to destinations such … Read more

Vijay Varma: Can’t wait for people to watch my films on the big screen again | Bollywood

This year is a big one for actor Vijay Varma who has many projects up for the release. And despite the Covid scare once again, the actor hopes that things open up soon and everyone ends up having the good time in the industry like they hoped for. The actor has an exciting line up … Read more

RBI study: Omicron may be flash flood, not wave

MUMBAI: The ‘State of the Economy’ report published by the RBI has said that the trajectory of the new Covid variant in South Africa has boosted hopes that Omicron will be more of a flash flood than a wave. The report said that while India encountered headwinds from a rapid surge in infections due to … Read more

Shefali Jariwala on her recent US visit amid rising Covid cases: I feared I would get stuck there | Bollywood

Actor Shefali Jariwala shares that apart from her work commitment, getting the booster was on her to-do list during her recent US visit. Despite the rising number of Covid-19 cases around the world, Shefali Jariwala had to travel to the United States for work. While the trip was a success in terms of completion of … Read more

Prateik Babbar: Risk comes with the territory now, we don’t have much of a choice as actors | Bollywood

Prateik Babbar recently took to Instagram to quip that his year started on a “positive note”. And even though the actor meant that he was infected with Covid-19, professionally, things are actually looking positive for him in 2022. His lineup includes Bachchan Pandey with Akshay Kumar, and Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan with Taapsee Pannu and … Read more

Sonakshi Sinha: The country as a whole cannot afford another lockdown | Bollywood

The new year began with a rapid rise in Covid-19 cases, affecting our lives yet again, and showbiz is not untouched either. Film releases have been postponed, shoots have been affected. Actor Sonakshi Sinha, who has a busy year in terms of projects, worries about the debilitating impact a third lockdown would have on the … Read more